Summer Programs
The Nesiya Institute Programs

The six-week summer Kehillah Experience is Nesiya's flagship program, which was first conducted in 1985. Participants in Kehillah include North American and Israeli high school students from diverse religious, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Innovation Israel

InnovationIsrael is a 4-week summer study program in Israel for American high school students and open to students from all over the world – during July following your sophomore, junior, or senior year.


OTZMA is a service-based leadership development program designed to offer Jewish adults ages 20-26 (college graduates preferred) an opportunity to live and volunteer in Israel for 10 months in a variety of settings.
Otzma participants gain an insider's perspective while working and learning in three consecutive and distinct tracks, including immigrant absorption, areas of urban renewal, social service work experiences and kibbutz. Throughout the ten months (August – June) they move from place to place, interacting with people of diverse backgrounds throughout the country.

Pardes Summer Programs

Join us for a powerful experience with the outstanding Pardes faculty. At Pardes, men and women of diverse backgrounds and belief systems encounter the most compelling and challenging texts of Jewish tradition. Our students are offered a unique experience of intellectual openness, rigorous textual analysis and opportunities for personal spiritual growth.

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